Position Details


Reference Number 44097
Position Title Associate Midwife Manager - Dandenong Hospital
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Womens and Newborn Rose Quartz
Location Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
  • Opportunities across all scopes of practice in Maternity to support leading the team at , Dandenong Hospital
  • Enjoy a fast paced work environment with a great team committed to providing Women Centred, collaborative care across a 24/7 rotating roster
  • Professional & Leadership development and support opportunities across all areas of Maternity

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

About our Monash Women’s Dandenong Hospital

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

www.monashwomens.org

Our maternity service is the largest maternity provider in Victoria providing care to over 9,000 women each year across three hospitals: Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong and Dandenong. Monash Women's provides maternity care for well women and women with more complex and specialty needs.

About the Role

The Associate Midwife Manager performs as a strategic leader. They provide support to the Midwifery Team Leaders and ensure the day to day management of the department is maintained ensuring the provision of a high standard of service delivery. The associate Midwifery Manager is also required to provide assistance and support for the midwifery staff on the floor as required.

This role recognises the needs and acknowledges the dignity, culture and values of the individual woman and her family.  We aim to empower all childbearing women and their families within a service that embraces both continuity of philosophy and consistency of advice and information.

This is a 12 month fixed term (until January 2022) Associate Midwife position across the full scope of practice. It will involve a rotational roster across all shifts.

As a Registered Midwife, you have worked across areas of Antenatal/ post-natal and Birth Suite. We are a collaborative service across Monash Women’s, and Dandenong Maternity has opportunities to grow in providing women centred care. We work within a team model of care - Turquoise, Jade and Rose Quartz teams and in practicing within this model, we provide our women and their families, a consistency across their journey.

Why Dandenong Hospital?

  • We offer services to a multicultural catchment area which supports diversity and equity for all women. Our numbers of births are growing along with the population growth in this area.
  • Dandenong midwives work with multidisciplinary, collaborative teams which consistently care for women throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally
  • Dandenong provides a support clinic to our refugee community in greater Dandenong

About You

You are passionate about Maternity and Woman Centred Care and wish to grow your career in leadership within Monash Health and our Women’s program. You thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly focused on delivering a high standard of evidence based women and family centred care to all patients. You are ready to part of a truly dynamic and growing service at Monash Health. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.

You are also:

  • committed to ongoing career growth
  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to positively contribute to a team
  • excited to be part of our collaborative team across the program, sharing knowledge and unique site based selling points, bringing our practices together under Monash Women’s
  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles and values

What you need:

  • Proven clinical experience across Maternity services is essential
  • Previous leadership experience is highly regarded
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration

What we offer?

  • Being part of our leading & growing organisation
  • Appropriate orientation across all sites and supernumerary time at the commencement of each rotation
  • Mentorship & career guidance and opportunities to progress your career in Maternity
  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

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Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Madeline Lang Midwife Manager Rose Quartz 48007 Madeline.Lang@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 04/12/2020
Proposed End Date 09/01/2022
Position Documents
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AMM PD AMM L1 PD Nov 2019.pdf
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